This is a collection of the best new premium WordPress themes released in April 2016 by independent theme shops. We’ll be updating this post through the month as new themes are released. Also check out the theme roundups from other months as well as the “best of” theme collections for more great WordPress themes.
Baseline WordPress Theme
Baseline is a beautiful, magazine style WordPress theme from Array Themes. The premium theme combines some next-level design, pixel perfect typography, slick content discovery features, multiple layouts and smart customization options so you can easily create a stunning online magazine, blog, or digital content website.
Some of the key features and benefits of the Baseline theme include: a stunning featured content carousel on the homepage, AJAX powered header category menu (shows five latest posts from each category), footer category menu, elegant typography, fully responsive mobile optimized design, several layout options (one, two or three columns), Infinite scroll option, header options (quickly and easily edit the logo, header background color, header background image, header image opacity and header height), SEO optimized code, coded to strict WordPress standards, Customizer theme options, compatible with your favourite WordPress plugins, translation ready, and more.
Luigi WordPress Theme
Luigi is a stylish restaurant WordPress theme designed for fine dining restaurants, Italian bistros or any other restaurant, café, or bar with a touch of class. The premium theme from Theme of the Crop has been carefully designed and expertly developed to ensure you have a great looking and easy to use and customize website for your restaurant.
Luigi has a smart homepage builder that helps you easily build a beautiful custom homepage for your website. It has smart customization options so you can change the colors, fonts etc, and integrates with the Typecase plugin so you can use any of the hundreds of fonts from Google. Some of the other key features of the theme include: Events support (show off your evening events, weekly specials and more with a stunning events calendar), online reservation functionality, photo galleries, beautiful menu functionality (with icons, supplier notes, discounted prices, specials and sales etc), ability to display open hours, location map, news and more. The theme is mobile friendly with responsive design and the code is small, light and fast to ensure you have a fast loading and search optimized restaurant website.
Church Builder WordPress Theme
Church Builder is a website toolkit that allows you to quickly and easily build a professional custom made website for your church powered by WordPress. The premium church theme from Organized Themes has all the features and functionality you need for a great church website. It comes with a simple to use drag and drop page builder so you can easily create custom layouts just the way you want.
Some of the key features and benefits of the Church Builder theme include: a fully mobile friendly responsive design, page builder (create any layout you want with drag and drop ease), easy customization options (logo, colors, styling, fonts, backgrounds etc), podcasting support (for audio and video), sermon series, staff directory section (with image, bio, contact information, groups etc), unlimited menu pages and landing pages, 600+ Google fonts, smooth page transitions, mobile navigation menu, HTML5 audio and video support, blog/news section, built-in MailChimp newsletter widget, translation ready, automatic updates and more.
Ambition WordPress Theme
The Ambition WordPress theme is a child theme for the Genesis Framework ideal for authors, speakers, consultants, coaches, marketers, professionals and anyone else needing a website to market yourself and your products and services. Of course the premium theme from Appfinite would also work well for small businesses, personal websites or any other project.
The theme has a nice custom homepage with large featured image and intro text, prominent newsletter subscription section, and sections for other information about you, and your services or products. Some of the other key features and benefits of the theme include: 7 custom homepage widget locations, custom header and background, customizer (unlimited color options), featured images, portfolio section, slider options, theme options, custom page templates and more. Also being a child theme for the Genesis Framework you also benefit from all the other great features it includes such as: clean code, fast page load times, rock solid security, one click updates and more.
Massive News WordPress Theme
Massive News is a stylish magazine and news WordPress theme from Press75. The attractive premium theme is designed to help you impress your audience and showcase news, articles and other content is a simple and effective format. The homepage has a large featured article section in a unique grid layout and multi-column layout of articles to showcase any category of posts you like.
Some of the other key features and benefits of the Massive News theme include: featured article images on posts, beautiful typography, 2, 3 or 4 column layouts, custom menus, video and multimedia support, integrated ad spaces, customizer and theme options, mobile responsive design, custom widgets, SEO friendly, social media options, and more.
Brittany WordPress Theme
Brittany is a blogging WordPress theme specifically crafted for fashion and lifestyle blogs. The premium theme from CSSIgniter has a clean and modern design with all the features and customization options you need to create a unique a great looking blog or online magazine.
Some of the key features and benefits of the Brittany theme include: a customizable drag and drop homepage, various slider options for the homepage, lots of different post and page layouts (heaps of column and layout choices), infinite style variations (with over 30 color and typography settings), powerful custom widgets, WooCommerce support (so you can easily create your own ecommerce shop section to sell products on your website), social integration (post sharing, social profiles, author info and personalization etc), extensive theme options (upload your logo, insert your Google Analytics tracking code, change colors, set special settings for your various posts, pages and more), translation ready, retina and mobile optimized and more.
Products, Arts & Services WordPress Theme
The “Products, Arts & Services” WordPress theme is a minimal multipurpose business WordPress from RichWP. The premium theme has a beautiful minimalist design crafted to present yourself, your business, your products, your ideas, and your work in a way that will lead your customers to purchase whatever you’re selling. You can use the theme for a simple one page website or a large complex site. It would be ideal for all types of businesses as well as professionals such as photographers, musicians, architects, designers, artists, fashion brands, restaurant and café owners, models, and anyone else.
The “Products, Arts & Services” theme has been created with simplicity and ease of use in mind. There are no complex page builders or vendor “lock-in” functions, just 100% WordPress for a future proof website. It does however have a handy set of features and support for quality plugins. Some of the key features include: a fully mobile responsive design, WooCommerce ready (for ecommerce), JetPack gallery and forms support, easy logo integration, color customization options, custom page templates, menu navigation options, multiple widget areas, RTL language support, and more.
Enterprise WordPress Theme
Enterprise is a multipurpose business and corporate WordPress theme from Tesla Themes. The premium theme has a contemporary and professional design and comes with heaps of handy features. Some of the notable features and benefits include: built-in forms, knowledgebase and FAQ, slider, featured content slider, services section, awards and mentions, portfolios, custom charts, visual composer, responsive, retina ready, multi-level navigation and more.
Pena WordPress Theme
Pena is a highly functional and great looking WordPress theme for charity and non profit websites. The premium theme from Anariel Design has a clean and professional mobile friendly responsive design along with all the features that charities and non profit organizations need in a website.
Some of the key features and benefits of the Pena theme include: donations support and buttons (uses the “Give” donations WordPress plugin), support for the “Events Calendar” plugin, WooCommerce support for ecommerce or donations, a number of different custom page templates, header options, blog layouts, Site Origin page builder plugin support for unlimited page layout options, various homepage layout options, premium Soliloquy slider included, widget areas, WordPress customizer theme options, translation ready and more.
Hello Pro WordPress Theme
Hello Pro is a child theme for the Genesis Framework designed specifically for building a personal brand website. The premium theme has the style and features you need to put your name and your message at the forefront and establish your own unique personal brand and connect with your audience.
The homepage allows you to spotlight who you are and what you have to say with a featured header into section, rotating content section, portfolio area, and highly visible opt-in form. It has a variety of color palettes and textures suitable for a wide variety of brands, and includes custom widget spaces and CSS animations. Some of the other key features include: a mobile responsive design, custom page templates, landing page, portfolio section, various page / post layouts, customizable header, theme customizer (to tweak colors, background images, content etc), HTML5 markup, translation ready, super fast page load times, airtight security and more.